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June 10, 2018

Happy summer for those of you in the Northern Hemisphere! I’ve just reached my eighth month living in Australia (minus one of travel back to the US), and more than half of the time felt like an endless summer! While I do thrive in the warmth of the sunshine, I have to...

March 4, 2018

While I’ve fallen in love with the city of Sydney (as you may have read in my last post), I’ve had the opportunity to visit a couple of other parts of the beautiful country of Australia. Every au pair’s schedule is different and many make big travel plans for after the...

January 28, 2018

When I first arrived in Sydney I was lucky enough to have my host family’s previous au pair to show me around the city. I arrived on a Friday so I had the entire weekend to explore. The previous au pair had a friend who had reached the end of her au pair experience, so...

December 16, 2017

Australia, beautiful Australia — it’s a country that I always dreamed of visiting for as long as I knew it existed. Gorgeous beaches on the Travel Channel, incredible wildlife and desert life on the Discovery Channel, and tanned surfers on magazine centerfolds excited...

October 9, 2017

Ever dream of feeding a Wallaby, holding a koala or petting a dingo puppy? Well all those dreams can come true! 

One of the day trips I did while in Sydney, Australia was to Featherdale Wildlife Park. Featherdale Wildlife Park gives you a hands on experience with the an...

September 29, 2017

Here's one of my first and favorite adventures during my time in the magical land of Straya'...

You’ve probably heard about the amazing landscapes Australia has to offer but nothing is quite like actually being there. One of my absolute favorite moments this past summer...

August 17, 2017

For the 7th straight year the winner is: Melbourne!

The Economist Global Livability Report for 2017 has just been released and Melbourne has done it again.

It's a bit like deja vu.  Melbourne has taken #1 spot for seven straight years!

Why is Melbourne so awesome? Where t...